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17th July 2019 Issue no. 466
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Sargent and Greenleaf launches Digital Hood Defence
New Openow app creates secure virtual key for SMARTair
Openow allows SMARTair users to open doors with their mobile phone and the Openow app, meaning access credentials can be granted, revoked and updated instantly, from wherever the user may be.
EZVIZ launches its brand new Wi-Fi Indoor Smart Security Cam series into the UK market
ASSA ABLOY launches new ASSA Triton cylinder platform with patent until 2036
ASSA Triton is a high-end master key solution with long life patent protection until 2036. ASSA Triton has been expertly designed and extensively tested in Scandinavia, to guarantee the same high quality, exceptional durability and excellent performance expected from an ASSA cylinder.
Ultion SMART has homeowner security at its heart
New App for Videx GSM Intercom Range
Controlsoft integrates Aperio with Identity Access platform
Combining video surveillance and access control to enhance security provisions
Temporary HVM barrier makes an impact at Jacksons Fencing
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This Week's News
Automated Facial Recognition trials backed by UK Home Secretary
AI Legal Expert Comment
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has given his backing to the police in their trials of facial recognition cameras. Charlotte Walker-Osborn, International head of technology sector at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland comments:
Full exhibitor list for MLA Expo 2019 announced
We can now confirm the full exhibitor line up for MLA Expo 2019, with over 90 exhibitors already confirmed so far including leading manufacturers & suppliers from around the world.
Two-thirds of UK companies admit to never testing their security
Almost two-thirds (63%) of UK companies have admitted to never testing their physical security according to Setting the Standard for Security, a report from security expert Jacksons Fencing.
Tuya Smart introduces AI home security and smart office solutions
Tuya Smart, an "AI+IoT" developer platform that makes plugins to enable manufacturers to transform ordinary products into smart devices, has announced two new solutions at CES 2019. The AI Video Doorbell and the AI Pad, presented at CES in Las Vegas, are next-level security solutions for the home and office that incorporate artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.
"Consumers not only want to protect their families and homes through security systems, but also increasingly see them as the basis for smart home control," said Yang during the unveiling at the Sands in Las Vegas.
H.265 support on offer with Wavestore's latest v6.16 release
Wavestore continues to make incremental improvements to its Video Management Software (VMS) with the introduction of v6.16.
The latest version of Wavestore's open platform and highly secure Linux-based VMS includes support for H.265 compression. As a result, Wavestore's customers are now able to benefit from a considerable reduction in bandwidth and storage capacity requirements due to the efficiency of H.265 over other video formats.
The Key Safe Company drives support for local racer
Worcestershire could soon be the home to a World Champion Motorcycle Racer thanks to a generous donation from local firm The Key Safe Company.
Henry Yardley, 18, one of the youngest motorcycle racers set to compete in the Youth125cc class at the Enduro World Championships this year, has been gifted the £1,000 donation to help him towards achieving his life-long goal.
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British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach
British Airways is facing a record fine of £183m for last year's breach of its security systems. The airline, owned by IAG, says it is "surprised and disappointed" by the penalty from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
At the time, BA said hackers had carried out a "sophisticated, malicious criminal attack" on its website. The ICO said it was the biggest penalty it had handed out and the first to be made public under new rules.Full Story
New Johnson Controls showroom and training facility opens in Ireland
Located in the Ballymount area of Dublin, the new showroom facility provides the opportunity for system integrators and their end-user clients to see live demonstrations of the innovative features and ground breaking technology built-into the latest generation of Access Control and Video Surveillance (ACVS) solutions supplied under the Tyco umbrella.
EZVIZ now offering installation service to customers
Security overkill: how much is too much?
As home security is a priority for many UK households, recent research has revealed the number of homeowners installing smart home tech to deter invaders.
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